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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Day Trip from Auckland

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Day Trip from Auckland
Duration:
11 hours
From:
USD 244.53
Join this tour to visit two of New Zealand's most famous attractions, Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves, in one easy day trip from Auckland. Be fascinated as the magical world of Hobbiton comes to life and take photos in front of your favourite places like the Hobbit Holes, the Shire and the Green Dragon Inn. Then journey to the World Famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves and be captivated by the thousands of magical glowworms twinkling in the Grottos, the stalactites and stalagmites as you glide silently through the cave by boat. Admission and lunch included.

Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour including Lunch from Auckland

Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour including Lunch from Auckland
Duration:
5 hours
From:
USD 129.67
Escape the city and discover the best of New Zealand's western coastline on this half-day tour including lunch from Auckland. Spin along New Zealand's rugged North Island shores with a guide, and stop at beautiful beaches such as Karekare and Piha. Learn of the country's first settlers at the Arataki Center and admire panoramic views over the Waitakere Ranges to the Pacific Ocean. After lunch, follow hiking trails through the Cascade Kauri Park and discover New Zealand's diverse native wildlife. This tour includes round-trip travel from your Auckland hotel.

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Auckland Airport (AKL) Car Rental


Welcome to the car rental Auckland Airport information page with information on Auckland Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Auckland driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Auckland Airport car rental options and search for the best available Auckland car rental rates in the search box below.


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Auckland Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

Car rental Auckland Airport is provided by many different companies at the Auckland Airport. At the International terminal, Car rental Auckland Airport desks are located next to the Arrivals area on the ground floor.  For domestic travellers, the Auckland Airport car rental operators are on the ground-floor of the multi-level car park building, directly opposite the domestic terminal forecourt.

 

Campervan Rental Tip: Get a safe start by spending your first night at the nearby Auckland Airport Campervan Park - see the Other section for information.


Auckland Airport Car Rental Companies

Advantage, Avis, Budget, Fox, Hertz, Britz Maui Omega Rentals Backpacker Jucy Rentals Apex


Auckland Driving Information


 
Driving is on the left side of the road.


 
Auckland Airport rental cars may be either automatic OR manual transmission. Make sure to verify when booking if you are not comfortable with a manual transmission.


 
Your local drivers' licence is required.


An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).


 
Auckland Driving Stress Level: 5/10

If you wish to travel outside of Auckland, be sure that your Car rental Auckland Airport package includes unlimited mileage. One-way rentals are often possible with the biggest companies, where you are able to drive outside of Auckland and eventually leave your car at another town or city, such as Christchurch, on the South Island. However, surcharges may be made for this feature, depending upon the overall rental period.


Driving within the city is a useful way to get around and rarely problematic, although rush hours are best avoided. However, parking spaces can be difficult to find within the inner city, making park and ride a popular option. On-street parking is also available around Auckland, operating on a 'pay and display' ticket basis.


Be aware of the 'right-hand' rule that requires drivers to give way or yield to turning traffic on their right when they are making a turn. This rule is exclusive to New Zealand and will be explained by the rental agent. This rule is currently under review, so please make sure to ask when you pick up your car. The red car below has priority when turning.


 


Auckland Airport Car Rental Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends a Auckland Airport car rental.

This is an ideal way to get around Auckland and the rest of New Zealand.



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Last Updated: 14 May 2017